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Celebrate Queensland Week at Diversity GC

Saturday 4 June from 2pm to 8pm in Chinatown, Southport. This free public event recognises the diverse cultures that call the Gold Coast home.

Mudgeeraba Street Party
World Environment Day

Sunday 5 June 2016 is World Environment Day. It is a reminder for us all to do our bit to protect our environment by preventing litter and waterways pollution.

Monster Machinery Day
Do you own a property on the Gold Coast?

Save time and effort paying your rates. Register online to get your rate notices and water bills emailed to you. You can also check account balances, request a payment plan and pay your bills online.

Local Government Election Day - 19 March 2016
Green waste bin promotion

Reclaim your weekends and make your bins work for you. Order a green waste bin and upgrade to a larger recycling bin for free (terms and conditions apply).

Food truck trial

Major upgrades are under way at the Broadbeach Bowls Club in readiness to host the lawn bowls competition for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.


Welcome to City of Gold Coast - host of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future, including as host of GC2018. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. When the eyes of the world are on us in 2018, we’ll be ready.

Community events

The Australian Buddy Holly Show

The Australian Buddy Holly Show

Dab some brylcreem on your hair, put on your dancing shows, and get ready because The Australian Buddy Holly Show is coming to town!

Annual Market Day

Annual Market Day

Our annual market will have all the usual stalls, including bric-a-brac, quality crafts, books, DVDs, CDs, accessories, cakes, jams, etc.

Mr & Miss Rockabilly Competition launches at Cooly Rocks On 2016

Mr & Miss Rockabilly Competition

Cooly Rocks On is Australia’s number one nostalgia festival. Now in its sixth year, it's adding a new event to the action-packed program.

Coomera Community Fair

Coomera Community Fair

This year, 2016, marks Coomera Anglican College's 20th anniversary and we invite you to celebrate with us at the Coomera Community Fair.

Get back on your bike - Mermaid Waters

Get Back on Your Bike Workshop

This family friendly workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities. Learn some new skills, build your confidence and enjoy your bike again.

Gold Coast Green Week

Gold Coast Green Week

Green week is a festival celebrating World Environment Day with nine days of amazing events and activities.

Latest news

Mayor and Councillors

Mayor Tom Tate

Mayor Tom Tate

Tom is a civil engineer by trade, having graduated from the University of NSW in the early '80s. He started his career in the construction industry and later moved...

Cr Donna Gates

Cr Donna Gates

Division 1

Division 1 is the City's northern gateway to the Gold Coast. The newly defined boundaries comprise what has historically been the city's largest division.


Cr William Owen-Jones

Division 2

Division 2 includes the suburbs of Helensvale, Monterey Keys, Oyster Cove, Oxenford, Studio Village, Regatta Waters, Coomera, parts of Upper Coomera and Arundel.


Cr Cameron Caldwell

Division 3

Division 3 is to the north east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Biggera Waters (part of), Boykambil, Coombabah, Hollywell, Hope Island, Paradise Point...


Cr Kristyn Boulton

Division 4

Division 4 is centrally east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Arundel, Labrador, Southport (north), Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay (south).


Cr Peter Young

Division 5

Division 5 includes the suburbs of Pacific Pines, Park Lake, Gaven, Nerang, Highland Park (part), Clagiraba, Mt Nathan, Guanaba and Maudsland (part).


Cr Dawn Crichlow OAM

Division 6

Division 6 extends westward from the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Southport (part), Ashmore (part), Parkwood and Molendinar.


Cr Gary Baildon

Division 7

Division 7 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs Isle of Capri, Benowa, Bundall, Main Beach, Surfers, Paradise Waters, Ashmore and Southport.


Cr Robert La Castra

Division 8

Division 8 is inland from the Coast along the Nerang River and includes the suburbs of Ashmore, Nerang East, Merridown, Merrimac, Carrara, Boonooroo and Clear Island Waters


Cr Glenn Tozer

Division 9

Division 9 is in the south west region of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Advancetown, Austinville, Bonogin, Gilston, Highland Park, Lower Beechmont...


Cr Paul Taylor

Division 10

Division 10 is on the east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Mermaid Beach (part of), Mermaid Waters (part of) and Bundall


Cr Hermann Vorster

Division 11

Division 11 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Robina, Varsity Lakes and part of Burleigh Waters.


Cr Pauline Young

Division 12

Division 12 is in the south-east of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters (part of), Miami and Mermaid (part of).


Cr Daphne McDonald

Division 13

Division 13 is on the south-east coast of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Palm Beach, Elanora, Reedy Creek, Burleigh Heads and Tallebudgera


Cr Gail O'Neill

Division 14

Division 14 is at the south of the Gold Coast and includes the suburbs of Elanora (part of), Tallebudgera (part of), Tallebudgera Valley, Currumbin Valley...


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